The news feed from the Centre for Culture and the Creative Industries at City, University of London

Andy gives keynote in Berlin

Andy gave a lecture at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy in Berlin at a symposium on policy development in the fields of culture and the media (October 30). The event was launched by Christian Hirte, the Secretary of State for that department. Andy spoke about the need for new initiatives and approaches…

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Jenny gives a keynote in Bern

On October, 18th, in Bern (Switzerland), Jenny gave the keynote introducing the 3rd Biennale Conference of the German-Speaking Branch of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM D- A -CH). In her intervention for this two-days conference entitled ‘Pop, Power, Positions: Global Relations and Popular Music’, Dr Jenny Mbaye spoke about the…

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New @DiscoverSoc Issue on Merit and Meritocracy

Edited by Anselma Gallinat, Lisa Garforth and Geoff Payne from Newcastle University, the new special issue of the open access publication Discover Society is about Merit and Meritocracy, and features articles about academies and the politics of schooling, the history of meritocracy and universities and class. Dr Jo Littler from CCCI has a piece in…

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Jo speaks with ‘The Care Collective’ at CAMEO

Dr Jo Littler from CCCI is part of the multidisciplinary ‘Care Collective’ group, together with Prof Andreas Chatzidakis (Royal Holloway), Dr Jamie Hakim (UEA), Dr Catherine Rottenberg (Nottingham) and Prof Lynne Segal (Birkbeck). The Care Collective had their first public outing recently at the CAMEO conference in Leicester on ‘Care in the Media and Cultural…

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Andy is Visiting Professor in Singapore

Andy Had a busy late summer and start of term. He was invited to Singapore Management University to advise on the development of teaching programmes in the field of cultural management, and help support research. Andy gave several seminars to staff (at SMU and at NUS) and the policy community, and artists, where he discussed…

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